Eventist Group acquires Food by Dish

Eventist Group has acquired Food by Dish for undisclosed terms in a deal to target further growth in the unique venue sector.

The new partnership is hoped will help Food by Dish drive sales by drawing on the business resources of Eventist Group, which consists of Best Parties Ever, Tapenade, Tobacco Dock Food and Arribar!.

Food by Dish founder Nick James will continue to front the company, which will remain in its Greenwich base.

Tim Stevens, managing director of Eventist Group, said: 'Bringing Nick and the Food by Dish team on board creates a new division, affording us a strong foothold in the London market and helping in our ongoing expansion strategy. We love what Nick and Food by Dish have achieved, and want to continue to help him develop more contracts, more creativity and business! 2017 is already shaping up to be a bumper year for us but this partnership marks a new landmark for Eventist Group.'

Nick James, CEO of Food by Dish, said, 'I've known Tim and his team for some time and have great admiration for how he's shaped his businesses in key markets. This is a very exciting chapter for Food by Dish and we can't wait to integrate and make the most of Eventist Group's innovation as well as its buying power, sales & marketing and back of house infrastructure.'